Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of DesktopInstructionManual


Ignore:
Timestamp:
02/22/14 12:46:04 (6 years ago)
Author:
sc
Comment:

--

Legend:

Unmodified
Added
Removed
Modified
  • DesktopInstructionManual

    v5 v6  
    99== Preparing the Puzzlebox Orbit == 
    1010 
    11 * The first step before using your Puzzlebox Orbit is charge both the Orbit helicopter as well as the infrared dongle using the included USB charging cable 
     11* The first step before using your Puzzlebox Orbit is to charge the helicopter using the included USB charging cable 
    1212 
    1313* Please be certain the helicopter is in the "Off" position while charging 
    1414 
    1515* A red light will appear inside the USB cable itself when a connected device is fully charged 
     16 
     17== Preparing the Infrared Transmitter == 
     18 
     19* Puzzlebox Orbit software for desktop and laptop operating systems is designed to be used with a Puzzlebox Pyramid as the infrared transmitter. 
     20 
     21* Alternatively it is possible on some systems to use the audio-based infrared transmitter included with the Orbit helicopter, however compatibility is entirely dependent upon the specific audio hardware present on the computer. 
    1622 
    1723{{{#!comment 
     
    3945== Additional notes on flying the Puzzlebox Orbit == 
    4046 
    41 * There is a power switch on the helicopter itself. After a couple minutes the helicopter may time out if no control signal is received. Simply power the helicopter off and back on again. 
     47* There is a power switch on the helicopter itself. After 30 seconds the helicopter may time out if no control signal is received. Simply power the helicopter off and back on again. 
    4248 
    4349* The Puzzlebox Orbit helicopter also features a "safety mode" which is triggered whenever the helicopter crashes or the propeller blades are physically interrupted while in motion. To restore flight simply power cycle the helicopter (power off and back on again). 
    4450 
    45 * A blue light appears on the IR dongle when it is activated. If the light does not appear, be certain to check the volume settings for your device. 
     51* The Puzzlebox Pyramid should turn yellow when in serial mode. This mode should be activated by default when connected to the Puzzlebox Orbit software for desktop and laptop operating systems. 
     52 
     53* A blue light appears on the audio-based IR dongle when it is activated. If the light does not appear, be certain to check the volume settings for your device. 
    4654 
    4755* A button marked "Test Flight" is present in the software interface. Pressing this will cause a test signal to be sent to the Puzzlebox Orbit helicopter. This can be used to verify your device is configured properly. If this feature does not work, the volume level is confirmed at maximum, the IR dongle is firmly inserted into the headphone jack, and all devices are fully charged, please let us know the make and model number of your device by [http://orbit.puzzlebox.info/contact Contacting Us]